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Written questions only, asked by all Members, to the Minister of Health during the 2019-2020 session , containing Dentistry


 
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AQW 5860/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health what logistical and financial support he plans to provide to dentists to help secure and pay for personal protective equipment.

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27/07/2020 Answered on 01/09/2020 Protective clothing; Dentistry; Finance; Procurement; Disease control
AQW 5754/17-22 Mr Pat Sheehan
(SF - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health, given that aerosol-generating procedures and treatments are permitted from 20 July, how his Department will assist dentists in accessing level 2 personal protection equipment. [Priority Written]

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21/07/2020 Answered on 04/09/2020 Dentistry; Protective clothing; Equipment; Procurement; Finance
AQW 5745/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health to detail what (i) logistical; and (ii) financial support he plans to provide dentists in securing and paying for personal protective equipment. [Priority Written]

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21/07/2020 Answered on 31/07/2020 Dentistry; Protective clothing; Equipment; Expenditure; Health and safety
AQW 5742/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health what additional support his Department is providing to dental practices during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure they can (i) adequately meet the financial cost associated with the procurement of additional personal protective equipment and reduced patient capacity; and (ii) obtain the required personal protective equipment.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 20/08/2020 Covid 19; Dentistry; Protective clothing; Equipment; Finance
AQW 5732/17-22 Mr Paul Givan
(DUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Health what support is being made available to help dentists in the loss of earnings from private dentistry, given that the industry caters for both Health Service and private patients. [Priority Written]

21/07/2020 To be answered by 29/07/2020 Dentistry; Private companies; Financial services
AQW 5731/17-22 Mr Paul Givan
(DUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Health why female dentists' maternity leave is being being included in the 12 month period in which his Department is calculating Financial Support Scheme payments, leading to a lesser payment.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 31/07/2020 Dentistry; Staff; Maternity leave; Maternity pay; Pay
AQO 548/17-22 Mr John Blair
(APNI - South Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health how he will ensure clinical input to the work of the new Management Board to oversee the Rebuilding Health and Social Care Services Strategic Framework.

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25/06/2020 Answered on 07/07/2020 Health services; Policy; Management
AQW 5657/17-22 Mr Trevor Clarke
(DUP - South Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health to detail the average waiting time for an MRI scan in each hospital, in each of the last five years.

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09/07/2020 Answered on 22/07/2020 Hospitals; Waiting times; Tomography; Health and social care trusts; S
AQW 5636/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health how many meetings his Department has had with the British Dental Association, and similar representative organisations of dentists, regarding COVID-19-related issues.

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09/07/2020 Answered on 22/07/2020 Covid 19; Meetings; S; Dentistry
AQW 5635/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health how many bids, applications or attempts were made to secure level 2 personal protection equipment for dentists.

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09/07/2020 Answered on 22/07/2020 Dentistry; Protective clothing; Covid 19; Finance; Health and Social Care Board for Northern Ireland
AQW 5350/17-22 Ms Paula Bradshaw
(APNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health to detail the vacancies of dental staff, across all bands, in the School of Dentistry in the Royal Victoria Hospital.

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30/06/2020 Answered on 31/07/2020 Dental services; Vacancies; Royal Victoria Hospital; S; Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
AQW 5037/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health, in light of the Health and Social Care Board's statement of 18 June 2020, to detail the help with supplies of personal protection equipment his Department will provide to dentists. [Priority Written]

19/06/2020 To be answered by 29/06/2020 Health and Social Care Board for Northern Ireland; Protective clothing; Equipment; Dentistry
AQW 4564/17-22 Ms Paula Bradshaw
(APNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health what arrangements are being made to ensure that adequate personal protective equipment is available to dentists and opticians as they fully re-open.

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05/06/2020 Answered on 01/09/2020 Dentistry; Ophthalmology; Protective clothing; Finance; Covid 19
AQW 4070/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health whether he plans to provide or assist in the provision of personal protective equipment to dentists. [Priority Written]

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11/05/2020 Answered on 18/05/2020 Protective clothing; Dental services; Dentistry; Disease control; Covid 19
AQW 4034/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health to outline his plans for supporting dentists and associated staff through the COVID-19 crisis.

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07/05/2020 Answered on 13/05/2020 Covid 19; Dental services; Dentistry; Government assistance
AQW 3774/17-22 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Health how many dentists are practising; and what proportion are Health Service.

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18/03/2020 Answered on 01/04/2020 Dentistry; Dental services
AQW 3385/17-22 Ms Paula Bradshaw
(APNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health why there is a disparity in salary between dental core trainees in Northern Ireland and those in the rest of the UK.

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09/03/2020 Answered on 20/03/2020 Dentistry; Students; Pay
AQW 2239/17-22 Mr Paul Givan
(DUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Health for a breakdown of how the additional £3.7m allocated to his Department for doctors and dentists pay pressures will be spent.

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18/02/2020 Answered on 04/03/2020 Doctors; Pay settlements; Dentistry; Arrears; Pay
AQW 1112/17-22 Ms Paula Bradshaw
(APNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health what consideration he is giving to pay parity for dentists, particularly for dental core trainees.

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28/01/2020 Answered on 12/02/2020 Pay; Dentistry; Students; Contracts; United Kingdom
AQW 1111/17-22 Ms Paula Bradshaw
(APNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health what changes he intends to bring forward concerning the inspection of dental practices, with a view to bringing practice in line with the rest of the UK.

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28/01/2020 Answered on 27/05/2020 Dental services; Dentistry; Inspections; Regulation; Reviews

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